Resource : Definitions of Disabilities

These are the examples of common developmental disabilities. If you notice the signs of developmental disabilities, it is critical to discuss with a specialist such as a special education teacher, doctor, psychologist, or therapist who has knowledge in developmental disabilities and receive appropriate diagnosis. Appropriate treatment and intervention strategies vary by individual needs. Please discuss details with a specialist.

Developmental Coordination Disorder

Developmental Coordination Disorder has problem in developing normal motor coordination, which is a coordination of movements involving the voluntary muscles. Children with this disorder struggle with gross motor or fine motor movement, so they may have difficulty in completing some academic or daily tasks as well. Other difficulties include struggling with physical education or arts, missing buttons, or not being able to use chopsticks efficiently.